Jimmy Wales: How the ads only business model has been destructive for news.

Miguel D'Souza - AAP

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Keynote speaker Jimmy Wales at the World Business Forum in Sydney, Thursday, June 1, 2017. Wales speaks on how the surge in programmatic advertising has affected news. Jimmy Wales is a U.S. Internet entrepreneur, wiki pioneer, and technology visionary, who is best known as the founder of Wikipedia - currently the fifth most popular website in the world. Named one of Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People," Jimmy Wales was also acknowledged by the World Economic Forum as one of the top 250 leaders across the world for his professional accomplishments, his commitment to society, and his potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world.